Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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July 7, 2014

FFG Lions Club's 25th annual golf tourney to be Sept. 6

CROSSVILLE — It’s that time of year again to register for the 25th annual Fairfield Glade Lions Club Golf Tournament to be Sept. 6 at the Heatherhurst Crag course with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.

Flights for men, women and mixed teams are available. So, please fill out a form from any FFG golf club and mark your calendar and get ready for some fun.

The Lion’s Club tournament is different from others. Most tournaments hold a scramble where drives are limited by so many drives per player. The FFG Lions Club allows any players drive on each hole no matter how many times it’s used. So, big hitters get ready for this tournament.

The FFG Lions Club Tournament again this year establishes a special “putting rule." Each player must be a “designated putter” on three greens and must putt out on those holes for the team. The selected player can only use his mulligans for these putts. This accounts for 12 holes for each team. The remaining six holes will follow the standard scramble format with all members of the team making puts. Please remember, no gimmie puts — all putts must be holed out.

Hole-in-one prizes will be given on all par three holes. Hole #14 is for $5,000 for one player, but you must use the designated white/gold tees for men and standard red tees for the ladies.

Mulligans may be used for the team score, but only the first shot will count for the big prize.

Hole 12 is your choice of premium electronics package. Hole eight is a choice of premium golf equipment and hole three is a choice of two airline tickets for two.

The $70 entry fee per player includes green fees, continental breakfast,

first-, second- and third-place prizes for each flight and lunch. Please include an additional $10 for any other guest you wish to invite for lunch. A goody bag and free range balls will be given to each player.

Mulligans may be purchased for $5 each or five for $20 with a maximum of five per player.

Mail entry form and fees to Duane West, 113 Huntington Dr., Fairfield Glade, TN 38558. Please call Duane at 484-3441, or Darryl Wharton at 456-9124 for more information, or any questions. 

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